The only way forward

Over the past decade, the world has been changing in the way it approaches health — from introducing new lifestyle norms to discovering dietary revolutions. As a result of this, the lives of older people have come into new focus. As life expectancy keeps on improving for older people, the world has had no choice […]

Sharing and learning in Australia

We are excited to announce that Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has invited Margie van Zyl, GERATEC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, for a fully sponsored trip to their annual conference in Melbourne in November! The ACSA 2013 National Conference theme: “Facing Reform – jumping hurdles and staying in the race” aims to address the […]

We’re going to China!

GERATEC is proud to announce that we will be attending the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing’s (IAHSA) 10th International Conference in Shanghai, China in November! Sponsored by a Charitable Trust that supports work for the greater good in ageing, Margie van Zyl, GERATEC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, will be attending and presenting […]

Nurturing the ACVV

The ACVV signed an agreement with GERATEC to facilitate a series of workshops for all staff and volunteers of the organisation, focusing on nurturing. Since June, about 110 Social Workers attended our workshops in Paarl, Riebeek Kasteel and Mossel Bay. The ACVV (Afrikaanse Christelike Vroue Vereniging) started in 1908 as an organisation that cared for victims […]